Accession Number : AD0460645


Title :   FEASIBILITY OF A 50-WATT PORTABLE GENERATOR USING A SOLAR-POWERED STIRLING-CYCLE ENGINE.


Descriptive Note : Task rept.,


Corporate Author : BATTELLE MEMORIAL INST COLUMBUS OH REMOTE AREA CONFLICT INFORMATION CENTER


Personal Author(s) : Trayser, D A


Report Date : 18 Jan 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 67


Abstract : This report discusses the feasibility and design of a portable electric generator using a Stirling-cycle engine and solar energy. It is to be used for generating electricity in remote areas. Also discussed are the maintenance, efficiency, cost, service life, size, weight, and operation of the electric generator. (Author)


Descriptors :   SOLAR ENERGY , SOLAR RADIATION , POWER SUPPLIES , ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION , ELECTRIC CURRENT , AUXILIARY POWER PLANTS , STANDBY GENERATORS , OPERATION , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , TRACKING , WEIGHT , WEIGHT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE